BBQ Chicken Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw


This zippy, creamy slaw is so good you might find yourself making it for other sandwiches. Still, it pairs beautifully with the tangy pulled chicken for an incredibly quick dinner you can make even on your busiest nights. To save even more time, use a preshredded coleslaw blend.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
8 tacos


  • cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper

  • Dash of hot sauce

  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage (1/2 head)

  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast (about 6 oz.)

  • cup light barbecue sauce, (such as Annie's Organic)

  • 8 corn tortillas

  • Chopped cilantro for garnish


  1. Combine yogurt, sugar, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, pepper and hot sauce in a large bowl. Add cabbage and toss until fully coated.

  2. Combine chicken and barbecue sauce in a medium microwavable bowl; toss until chicken is coated. Microwave on High until heated through, about 1 minute.

  3. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Fill each tortilla with 1/4 cup of the chicken and top with 3 tablespoons of the slaw. Garnish with cilantro and serve.


To make ahead: Prepare slaw (Step 1); cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

275 Calories
4g Fat
31g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 275
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 7g
Added Sugars 8g 16%
Protein 26g 52%
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Vitamin A 557IU 11%
Vitamin C 22mg 24%
Folate 11mcg 3%
Sodium 662mg 29%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Magnesium 29mg 7%
Potassium 299mg 6%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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